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  • Intel, NIST Researchers Measure Silicon Chip Dimensions with X-Ray Scattering Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel, NIST Researchers Measure Silicon Chip Dimensions with X-Ray Scattering Tech

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology and Intel have used a critical-dimension small angle X-ray scattering method to measure nanostructured features of a silicon computer chip during a collaborative study. NIST said Tuesday it believes the CDSAXS technique could pave the way for development of new process control tools to help semiconductor companies determine the size of […] More

  • Engility Helps Vricon Launch GEOINT App Through NGA Program; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility Helps Vricon Launch GEOINT App Through NGA Program; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

    The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Engility have announced the availability of a Vricon-made application designed to help government users access satellite imagery-derived three-dimensional content. Engility said Monday that Vricon’s Explorer tool is now available on the agency’s GEOINT app store. TASC, a subsidiary of Engility, served as a broker between Vricon and NGA through […] More

  • Raytheon's 3-D Patriot Missile Training Tech Wins Silver Brandon Hall Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon’s 3-D Patriot Missile Training Tech Wins Silver Brandon Hall Award

    Raytheon has won a Brandon Hall Group award for a three-dimensional virtual training platform the company designed to teach U.S. soldiers to operate Patriot missile batteries. The company said Wednesday its missile battery training system received the silver Brandon Hall award in the “Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning” category. Raytheon built the […] More

  • Raytheon Purchases VT MAK Simulation, Logging Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Purchases VT MAK Simulation, Logging Products

    Raytheon has purchased VT MAK's simulation and logging products for use in the former company's air and missile defense operations center. Raytheon will conduct operator training and mission rehearsal with VT MAK's VR-Forces and record simulation data through the MAK data logger, VT Systems said Monday. The company will also integrate the VR-Forces remote control application programming […] More

  • Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems' Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems’ Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution

    Omar Balkissoon helped to start Chantilly, Va.-based OGSystems in 2005 and has served as CEO of the systems integration contractor ever since. The company made a push to grow its geospatial market footprint earlier this year through the acquisition of Urban Robotics, a maker of aerial data collection technology. Balkissoon recently caught up with ExecutiveBiz to discuss OGSystems’ […] More

  • Siemens to Use 3D Printer for Engine Parts Manufacturing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens to Use 3D Printer for Engine Parts Manufacturing

    Siemens will use a three-dimensional printing technology for gas-turbines components in an effort to speed up its manufacturing process, The Times Union reported Friday. The company is developing the 3D technology at a research facility in Niskayuna, N.Y. and will use it to produce fuel nozzles and other engine parts starting in 2016, Eric Anderson […] More

  • Siemens Launches Cloud-Based 3D App - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Launches Cloud-Based 3D App

    Siemens' product lifecycle management division has unveiled a cloud-based Web application for creating three-dimensional models of production sites in an effort to help customers collaborate on shared data. The Tecnomatix IntoSite software is built to keep 3D models of facilities, produce geographical context and provide virtual navigation through the site, Siemens said Monday. Siemens PLM […] More

  • Parsons Hosts Student Interns Under Public Works Board Program; Dave Goodrich Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons Hosts Student Interns Under Public Works Board Program; Dave Goodrich Comments

    Parsons has hosted middle and high school students under a Los Angeles Board of Public Works initiative that aims to expose students to working environments in fields of architecture, construction and engineering. Four interns spent five weeks at the company’s Pasadena headquarters and sought go gain hands-on experience of operations in different departments, Parsons said Thursday. The […] More

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    HP Developing Glasses-free 3D Technology

    HP has begun developing a glasses-free three-dimensional display that is visible from as wide as 180-degree viewing angle, according to The Verge. Using “directional pixels,“ the prototype LCD screen displays holographic images that do not distort even as the viewer moves from any point within the 180-degree field of view, the report said, citing an […] More

  • 3-D Technology Newest Training Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    3-D Technology Newest Training Tool

    Who said you can't play video games at work? Certainly not the Secret Service. Beginning in the spring, the Secret Service will train its officers using 3-D models and gaming technology. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, the new system is designed to represent real-life situations using the latest computer […] More

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